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The Affordable Art Show, Oct. 24-26 2014 @ Nairobi National Museum Courtyard

Affordable Art Show

October 17, 2014 at 2:15 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: by Lake Basin Arts Group, Sept. 18-30 2014 @ Creativity Gallery – National Museum

Lake Expo! by Lake Basin Artist. | Pic. via NMK

Lake Expo! by Lake Basin Artist. | Pic. via NMK

Lake Expo! An exhibition by artists from Kenya’s Lake Basin at the Nairobi National Museum

Dates: September 18-30, 2014
Venue: Creativity Gallery

Lake Basin Art Group (LBAG) is a unique Group of Artists who come majorly from Kenya’s lake region of Kisumu

September 18, 2014 at 5:27 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: World Religions – Sacred African Art Collections, Sept. 1 – Oct. 31 2014 @ National Museum

World Religions
Ecumenical Centre For Justice and Peace in collaboration with World Religions- Universal Peace- Global Ethic present a special exhibition feature on sacred African art collections.

The aim of this exhibition is to bring about cohesion and peaceful co-existance among citizens through inter-religious dialogue

Exhibition Dates: September. 1 – October 31, 2014
Venue: Temporary Exhibition Hall, National Museum
Entry: Museum Rates Apply

Special Preview and Launch: September 11, 2014
Time: 4.30 pm
Guest of Honor: the German Ambassador to Kenya

September 4, 2014 at 10:27 am Leave a comment

Second Hand Book Sale including a Special Art Sale by KMS, Sept. 5-6 2014 @ National Museum – Main Courtyard

Kenya Museum Society invites you to their Second Hand Book Sale which also includes a Special Art Sale at the lowest prices!
On sale they have novels, DVD movies, assorted magazines & kids’ books from Ksh 25 to Ksh 200 while Paintings range from Ksh 1,000 to Ksh 5,000

Dates: Friday 5th & Saturday 6th September 2014
Venue: Nairobi National Museum, Main courtyard
Time: 10 am – 4 pm

Books donations during the sale are welcomed.

September 3, 2014 at 1:44 pm Leave a comment

Concert by Mexican Guitar Player: Paco Renteria in Concert, Sept. 10 2014 @ National Museum

One Concert Around the World
Date: September 10, 2014
Venue: Louis Leakey Auditorium, Nairobi National Museum
Time: 6:30 pm
No Cover Charge

Paco Renteria is one of Mexico’s famous guitarists.
This will be his first visit to Africa

September 1, 2014 at 3:00 pm Leave a comment

Conservation Talk: Saving the Little 5, Aug. 9 2014 @ the Nairobi National Museum

Date: Saturday 9 August 2014
Venue: Louis Leakey Auditorium, Nairobi National Museum

SAVING THE ‘LITTLE FIVE’: Conserving the small mammals of Kenya
Did you know that the elephant shrew or golden-rumped sengi are found nowhere else on Earth but in the Arabuko/Gede forests in Malindi County, and that the African maned rat is the only vertebrate known in Kenya to apply plant poison on its coat to protect itself against predators?

Kenya is justifiably known for its ‘Big Five’ game animals that attract visitors from around the world; but it is also home to genetically unique small mammals that are not as visible but are also in need of protection in a difficult environment where they are often stranded in single populations.

Join Bernard Agwanda, Research Scientist & Mammal Curator at the National Museums of Kenya, as he explains the fascinating existence of these small creatures and what we can do to help protect them and their environment.

Refreshments for sale 3.15pm Talk 4:00 pm
Donation: Ksh 200 Citizen or Student
Ksh 400 KMS member
Ksh 500 Guest
Tickets: 0724 255299, 2339158 or
MPESA no: 400800 Account no: 6571570019

August 8, 2014 at 1:09 pm Leave a comment

Exhibition: Culture & Nature at their Best, Jul. 7-31 2014 @ Nairobi National Museum

Painting by Mburu |via National Museum

Painting by Mburu | via National Museum

Exhibition by Peter Mburu and Joseph Muchina

Dates: July 7-31, 2014
Venue: National Museum
Time: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm Daily
Entry: Museum Rates Apply

July 6, 2014 at 2:51 pm Leave a comment

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